Michael Fassbender on Finding a Character: “If I can make them logical to myself, then I apply them, and that’s really it”
Fassbender talks about his parents' concern about his action aspirations and why he reject the idea that he is an "intelligent actor."
"Breathing life into a character means celebrating and recognizing the fullness of them..." - Scarlett Johansson
Casey Affleck on Finding a Character: “It’s such an internal and complicated and still mysterious process”
"The fun part for me is endlessly talking about why does he do this, or why does he do that, or why doesn't he? I...
Mendelsohn spoke about playing one of the Empire's nefarious villains in the latest Star Wars film.
Ritter speaks about her relationship with Ballentine, how her support helped her survive in LA and how it has made her a better actress.
"I want to know everything about everything, and that's not possible and it won't be possible." - Andrew Garfield
Mahershala Ali: Our Job is “to consistently put ourselves in a position where we’re uncomfortable and going beyond our comfort zone”
Ali points out that having anxiety or fear about a role shows that he's getting close to finding his character.
"I do love movies but I love making them more. I've never found something professionally that engages me as much as that." - Ryan Gosling
Aaron Eckhart on Playing a Real-Life Individual: “I was always watching, always talking in his voice.”
"They're going to be judged based on your performance by millions of people." - Aaron Eckhart on Playing a Real Person
Watch: SAG Conversations with Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant and Simon Helberg of ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’
Streep, Grant, and Helberg speak about working on the film and finding their characters, all of whom were based on real-life individuals.
The pair spoke about the challenges of working on a musical and working with Chazelle on his dream project.
"I love the idea of doing a lot of takes because there's so many different ways that you can play scenes" - Adam Driver
Bryce Dallas Howard: "And my grandmother said to me, "Do you know what the rate of the average working actor in SAG is, in terms...
"What would I do if I was in the circumstances of that man, that woman, that child, that android?" - Tom Hanks
Natalie Portman: “I think you can’t judge your character when you play her, or else you wouldn’t be able to”
Portman speaks about the challenges with playing the famous First Lady.
"People ask me, 'Why aren’t you sweating?' And I say, 'Because I am making myself effortless.' The physical is key." - Aaron Eckhart
Viola Davis on Returning to ‘Fences’: “It was a chance and an opportunity to fix some things I never got right on stage”
"You know when you’re not getting it right, you know when you’re coasting." - Viola Davis
"You’re meant to play certain things and if it’s meant to be, then it just kind of happens." - Nicole Kidman
Abigail Spencer on Going from ‘Rectify’ to ‘Timeless’: “I had never been a lead of a network show before”
"I saw Lucy differently than other people did. I didn’t want to play a hero; I wanted to play someone at the beginning of their...
"When we did the screen tests, there were six of us all in this room waiting to audition. It felt like The Hunger Games." -...